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Building Updates

Building 8713 at the Spallation Neutron Source provides a home for experiments carried out at the Fundamental Neutron Physics Beamline. A recent facelift (removal of a stairway and addition of a new roll-up door) prepared the way for installation of the first nEDM@SNS equipment.       

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IMV Fabrication

The Inner Magnet Volume (or IMV) holds the nEDM@SNS magnet package. It is maintained near 4 degrees Kelvin by a flow of cooled Helium gas providing thermal shielding that keeps the internal components of the experiment cold. Fabrication of the IMV was recently completed at Alloy Fabrications, in Clinton Tennessee

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Gluing Hoops Movie

The “hoops” that form the heart of the magnet coil spaceframe are made by gluing together a number of arc segments to symmetrize shrinkage when the magnet is cooled. The gluing process, which must be completed quickly (due to set time of the epoxy) and carefully (due to stringent positioning

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